Christian started his career as Assistant to the Board and later as Head of Controlling at a medium-sized logistic company. He then joined Bertelsmann AG, where he - amongst other projects - developed an in-house incubator. He eventually moved on to Corporate Controlling and Investments, focusing on M&A, controlling, and investments. In 2005, he moved on to RTL Germany and developed business ideas for the diversification segment. Subsequently, Christian managed an investment fund for Bertelsmann as VP Corporate Development. Later on, as founder and VP of Content & Production, he was responsible for the development of scoyo, Germany’s biggest online learning platform for kids, which eventually got acquired by SuperRTL. After the acquisition, Christian joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the world’s biggest educational publisher, as SVP of New Ventures and Innovation, responsible for the innovation activities of the publisher. At the end of 2011, Christian became founder and CEO of etventure business ignition in Berlin.